I thought it might be a cool idea to have a little contest to allow the community to come up with some ideas for new gear in the game.

I guess the idea would be the players submit a weapon idea or piece of gear idea, or mount..

post the name and stats of said item but must also follow through with some sort of drawing or 3d model for it to be considered a valid submission.

The contest could run for a month or so then after all submissions allow the developers to pick the top ones and take action to implement them into the game.